While these residential pilots are just that, pilots...they represent a tremendous step forward as we look to further educate towns and communities on how we can break the internet stranglehold commercial networks have on our communities. If the last few weeks have taught us nothing, when we emerge from the other side of this pandemic the new "normal" will likely be a tidal wave of employers and employees considering remote working as a viable and attractive option. We want to be sure that the Cape, Islands and Southeastern MA have the infrastructure and capabilities to offer this level of service.
As the coronavirus outbreak spreads and causes a series of disruptions to the economic, educational, medical, and civic life of our country, it is imperative that Americans stay connected. Broadband will enable them to communicate with their loved ones and doctors, telework, ensure their children can engage in remote learning, and—importantly—take part in the ‘social distancing’ that will be so critical to limiting the spread of this novel coronavirus,” said Chairman Pai.
With millions of people working and learning from home during the pandemic, internet networks are set to be strained to the hilt.
We have turned up bandwidth for 46 customers in the last six days, delivering an additional 6.2GB's of bandwidth for free. This is one way we can help businesses make their way through this time of unparalleled uncertainty
Local Technology Nonprofit Supports Coronavirus Preparedness with Solutions for Enhanced Communications, Remote Work and Distance Learning.
Residents of a tiny Welsh village were so exasperated with their feeble internet connection that they decided to get together and dig 15 miles of trenches to lay their own super-fast cables.